Position Summary To perform a variety of secretarial/administrative duties for a physician(s) through extensive patient contact. Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other duties may be assigned. CLINICAL
Make patient appointments
Gather information from referring physician(s)
Get films printed and pick them up
Arrange and coordinate all preoperative appointments
Contact primary care physician and request necessary referrals for testing
Gather all results from preoperative appointments before surgery
Fax information to PASS unit
Schedule patients' surgery
Pre-certify all surgical procedures
Send surgical orders to the PASS unit
Run physician(s) patient days
Gather all path reports and operative reports for postop visits
Prepare charts and bills
Arrange transfer of patients from other hospitals (call admissions for bed, pre-certify, coordinate with other hospital)
Mail out all clinical correspondence for physician(s)
Other miscellaneous duties (medical records requests, etc.)
Gather demographics on patients for billing (if done at other hospital)
Find all diagnosis codes for all surgical and office bills
Verify that all surgeries have been billed
Keep list of all surgical procedures and ICU billing performed by physician(s)
File all patient information
Complete applications for physician(s) to get privileges to other hospitals
Keep track of all medical licensure and expiration dates
Sort and open mail
You must contact Employee Health Services within 5 days of start date for evaluation as to what exposure risk, if any is related to this position.
Qualifications The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education High school graduate or equivalent combination of training and experience is necessary; knowledge of medical terminology.
Experience 3 years of secretarial experience in a healthcare environment. Experience working with patient records, billing and scheduling in a clinical setting is needed for this position. Typing skill of 50-60WPM is necessary.